University of Florida (Gainesville) is a universitywide partner in Gainesville, the United States.

Academic calendar

Semester I: mid August – mid December
Semester II: early January – early May


No minimum GPA required

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas (subject to departmental permission) EXCEPT:
Levin College of Law, College of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry or Nursing.

It may be hard to get into courses offered by the College of Business, since priority is given to other groups of students (like exchange partners of the Business College).
(Please note this does not apply to Economics courses, since they are not offered by the College of Business but by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences).

Courses at Master’s level

Possible, depending on student level, departmental permission, and prerequisites.

Note that all courses in Law offered in the Levin College of Law, and courses in the College of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine or Nursing are not open to any exchange students.

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

On-campus housing: Weaver Housing Interest Form is included in the UFIC application website. Students wishing to request space in on-campus accommodation must submit the Interest Form in addition to all the other required application documents. Space is allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis once completed application packets are submitted. Most rooms are shared with a UF degree-seeking undergraduate (18-20 years old); there are very few single rooms. Bathrooms are shared with the whole floor.  There is one sink and stove on each floor for cooking.

Off-campus housing: student's own responsibility to apply.  Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Off Campus Life for information and assistance with off-campus accommodation.

Estimated living costs per month
Credits and grading

Normal study load per term:
• Undergraduate: 12 UF credit hours/semester
• Graduate: 9 UF credit hours/semester

1000-4999 undergraduate level courses
5000-6000 graduate level courses

Grading system

Number of places available

8 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.

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More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.